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Full text of "History Of Ancient India"

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But if\line \expndtw7 the latter undertook this campaign late in his career,\line \expndtw2 the  vanquished  Kanauj   sovereign  must   have   been\line \expndtw1 Vajrayudha's   successor,   Indrayu-\line \expndtw-15 indrayudha{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\expndtw3 dha, who was reigning in the Saka}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li68\fi0\ri104\sb36\sa0\sl-238\slmult0\tx2074 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw3\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 y\super ear\nosupersub  7\loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f2\cchs0 \'b0\hich\af0\dbch\af2\loch\f0\cchs0 5 =783-84 A.D., according\line \expndtw10 to the Jam \i HarivamSa? \i0 It was during his time that\line \expndtw1 the tripartite struggle between the Kanauj monarchs the\line Rastrakutas, and the Palas began. 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